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Richard performs on Luis de Matos’s “IMPOSSIVEL”

By Richard | September 14, 2017

Richard Turner recently appeared as a guest on Luis De Matos’s television show ‘Impossivel” in Portugal, and here is the video! The program highlights the best magicians (and card mechanics) in the world. Standing in the video is Luis De Matos, and sitting to Richard’s right is Portuguese and Hollywood actor Joaquim de Almeda, and…

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“Dealt” Premiere Schedule

By Richard | February 16, 2017

The new film about Richard Turner’s life and career will be premiered at SXSW in Austin, Texas, in March 2017. The film was selected from 973 feature documentary submissions in 2017. The Director is Luke Korem and the Screenwriters are Bradley Jackson and Luke Korem. Description: Sixty-two year old Richard Turner is renowned as one of the world’s…

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Richard Turner wins AMA Award

By Richard | June 5, 2015

Richard Turner has won the Close-Up Magician of the Year from The Academy of Magical Arts (AMA). The award was presented in Los Angeles on May 17, 2015. The AMA promotes the art of magic, encourages fellowship, and maintains the highest ethical standards. Their annual awards show is devoted to the promotion and development of magic, and the…

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Off-Ramp Interview with Richard Turner

By Richard | May 30, 2015

Meet Richard Turner: magician, expert card shark, and blind Off-Ramp’s Elyssa Dudley interviewed Richard last week and you can read the article, listen to the interview on KPCC 89.3 public radio, and see the great photography by Maya Sugarman in the web article. Off-Ramp is a weekly look at Southern California life covering news, arts…

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Watch the Cheat’em Blind Trailer

By Richard | August 27, 2014

This is the trailer to a one-man theater play: Cheat’em Blind Richard Turner Life and Times of an American CARD SHARK



By Richard | August 27, 2014

CONNED is a spectacle of a showcase, a behind-the-scenes look into the world of con artistry provided by some of the best in the business. With a cast of four of the most world-renowned con specialists—Bob Arno, Richard Turner, Banachek and Todd Robbins—the show offers a rare glimpse into the art of the con.

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Feature Film about Richard Turner

By Richard | February 12, 2014

There is a feature documentary in production about the life of Card Master Richard Turner. The movie is called “Dealt.” You can follow the progress of the film on the following social media: OFFICIAL MOVIE WEBSITE   Facebook   Twitter (@dealtmovie)     Please join us in this amazing journey! Photo by:

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“CBS This Morning” interview with Richard Turner

By Richard | February 12, 2014

Richard Turner and his family were featured on the television show “CBS This Morning” on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. David Rubin, CBS Producer, said, “When I heard about Richard Turner… I thought this is one of the greatest stories never told. Turner’s life story is too incredible for fiction.” Take a look at this video…

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Documentary to Reveal Local Magician’s Life, Wisdom … and Tricks? from Rivard Report

By Richard | September 5, 2013

The following article by Iris Dimmick was posted on the Rivard Report on September 2, 2013: Richard Turner is explaining how to cheat at playing cards to a little boy as I approach the velvet table. He perfectly shuffles a deck of cards while describing the late-1950s television show, “Maverick,” as the inspiration for his…

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Richard Turner discussed in radio interview with Alex Stone

By Richard | July 19, 2013

During a radio interview called Sleight of Hand  (July 16, 2013) on the NPR talk show “Think,” KERA’s Krys Boyd discussed Richard Turner with Alex Stone, author of the book Fooling Houdini: Magicians, Mentalists, Math Geeks, and the Hidden Powers of the Mind.